NWI Earth Day: Saturday, April 20th 9am – 4pm

Kathy Sipple speaks with Donna Stuckert from the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County about Northwest Indiana Earth Day, happening this Saturday, April 20th from 9am to 4pm at the Porter County Expo Center. This year will feature … Continued

Urban Foraging: Sharing Fruit in Your Neighborhood

Do you have a fruit tree on your property that makes a mess when excess fruit falls to the ground and rots? Here’s a way to plug into a network of people who see your problem as their solution. Podcast … Continued

Northwest Indiana’s First Food Swap is Coming March 10th

Listen to the podcast interview. 219 GreenConnect host Kathy Sipple speaks with Toni Snearly, founder of NWI Food Swap. Register for the March 10th event at Mothering By Nature in Valparaiso. According to Food Swap Network, a food swap is a

Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County

Established in 1993, the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County is a government agency dedicated to improving the environment and quality of life for Porter County residents by providing convenient, voluntary waste reduction programs. The District promotes environmental … Continued

Rain Garden Party

Rain gardens are bowl-shaped plant communities that absorb runoff from impervious surfaces such as driveways, yards, rooftops, etc. This fun and interactive party will demonstrate the use of rain gardens, design, plant selection and other interesting rain garden facts! Refreshments and light dinner will … Continued

Ecologist/Entrepreneur John Ervin Radio Interview

Renaissance man, student of nature, ecologist, landscape consultant, philosopher, chicken farmer… There are a lot of ways to describe today’s radio guest, John Ervin.     Listen to the show’s archive and hear John Ervin’s thoughts on rain gardens, forest … Continued

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